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Shindler, Jennifer; Fleisch, Brahm – International Review of Education, 2007
It has been widely assumed that South Africa has achieved universal basic education. Through an analysis of the 2001 census and two national enrolment datasets rather than statistical projections, this study re-examines this assumption and provides new estimates of enrolment levels in primary, basic and secondary education. Using GER, NER, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Equal Education, Census Figures
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Desai, Zubeda – International Review of Education, 2001
Examines the implications for education of a national language policy in South Africa, a region whose constitution recognizes 11 official languages. Argues that African languages must be used in the business of government if they are to remain viable as languages of instruction in schools. (Contains 13 references.) (NB)
Descriptors: African Languages, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, English
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Grossen, Bonnie; Kelly, Bernadette F. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Advocates the use of the Engelmann-Becker Direct Instruction method to address third-world problems in education. Explains the method, which structures meaningful, strategic learning to ensure student success. Presents results of a pilot study of its use in Gazankulu in South Africa. (DMM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Design, Developing Nations, Educational Needs
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Fataar, Aslam – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1997
Focuses on the importance of expanding schooling in a post-Apartheid South Africa. Argues that access policy should be based on a notion of educational development that is linked to the overall socioeconomic development of the society. Describes the historical inequality of access to schooling in South Africa, and advocates for addressing the low…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Discrimination, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Improvement